"The Epistle of St. Ignatius of Antioch to the Romans"
Facing martyrdom -- okay, running toward it with open arms -- the old Syrian bishop, once a disciple of the Apostle John, still took time to write letters to the Christians in various cities. Here's the one he wrote to the Church in Rome.
Source Ante-Nicene Fathers, ed. Alexander Roberts & James DonaldsonRun time 13 min.Label / Recorded by Maureen S. O'Brien